WHAT DOES A BOIL WATER NOTICE MEAN TO ME?
A Boil Water Notice means that you should boil any water that you are going to consume for at least 1 full minute prior to consumption.
*This means you should not drink tap water or use ice made with recent tap water.
*You should not use the water to make drinks, juices or fountain soft drinks.
*Cook with tap water only if you have boiled it for at least 1 full minute first.
*Wash dishes, fruits and vegetables using water that has been boiled or water that has been disinfected with bleach. Using your home dishwasher is not recommended.
*Brush your teeth with boiled or bottled water.
*Wash your hands and bathe as usual, you do not need to boil water that you wash your hands with or bathe with.
*Wash your laundry as usual, laundry washed in hot or cold water is ok.